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Archives & Manuscripts

Conscientious objection -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-006
Overview Contains the records of American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience, 1955-1962, including minutes and other supporting documents. Persons represented include Faith Bissell, Miriam E. Brailey, Harrop Freeman, Frederick Fuges, Alan Howe, Mary Knowles, Patrick M. Malin, Roland Pennock, Sara Pickus, Harry B. Sprogell, Frederick B. Tolles, and John T. Watkins.
Dates: 1955-1962

Committee Against Registration and the Draft Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee Against Registration...
Abstract Includes letters, flyers, reports, reprints, and materials from local branches.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Warren W. Hoover Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hoover, Warren W.
Abstract Collection includes typed and handwritten lists, clippings and notices about conscientious objectors that had been dismounted from a scrapbook compiled by Warren W. Hoover. Eight folders are arranged the home state of the conscientious objector; nine are arranged by the religious denomination supporting the COs; the remainder, about 2.5 linear feet, is arranged chronologically; includes conscientious objection to the Vietnam War; materials date from 1956 to 1970.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1956-1970

Papers of Kirby Page from the Honnold Library (Claremont College, California)

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Page, Kirby
Abstract Includes documents about Kirby Page, Reinhold Niebuhr, Sherwood Eddy, the Fellowship for a Christian Social Order, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Christian Way, Keep America Out of War, the Emergency Peace Campaign, conscientious objection, the World Court, socialism, and pacifism.
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1920-1957